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Puget Sound and Pacific Railroad Moves Headquarters to Centralia

Hub City: Port Director Calls Company’s Relocation ‘Great Strategic Move’ For Port of Centralia

Posted: Friday, June 17, 2011 12:35 pm | Updated: 12:42 pm, Fri Jun 17, 2011.

    An Elma-based short-line railroad is in the process of moving its headquarters to Centralia, the Port of Centralia announced Wednesday afternoon.

    The Puget Sound and Pacific Railroad, which owns 108 miles of track throughout Southwest Washington, is in the process of moving its offices to a 3,000-square-foot space it is leasing at 1710 Midway Court. The company, a subsidiary of RailAmerica, started its business in Elma in 1997 and has grown to move 30,000 carloads per year as of 2010, according to a Port of Centralia press release.

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